We are community. 🙌

Penn State is a big place with plenty of opportunities to be part of the nameless crowd. Lutheran Student Community will give you a chance to be part of a community where people talk, listen and share the challenges and joys of campus life.
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Come as you are! 🏳️‍🌈

The Lutheran Student Community of Penn State is an intentionally safe place – open to all students – regardless of faith background, church denominational history, economic status, political affiliation, ancestry, color, national origin, race, sexual orientation or gender identity, disability or handicap, political persuasion, age, or academic standing.

Worship with us ⛪

There are plenty of opportunities with our community. Weekly worship is offered Thursdays on campus at the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center, as well as Sunday services in the morning and evening at Grace Lutheran Church on South Garner Street.
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Need someone to talk to? 👂🏼

Don’t know what you believe? Struggling with relationships? Need a listening ear? If you are feeling distressed or troubled, if you can’t quite sort things out, if you just want to talk, you are welcome to contact our Campus Minister, Alicia Anderson. Part of why our staff is here is so that we can provide emotional, spiritual, and other support to students when they most need it!

Alicia is available by email at ara2@psu.edu or by text or phone at (814) 360-0601.

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September 15, 2021News

tough call

As they are traveling, Jesus asks the disciples who people are saying he is.  They report that people think he is a prophet or maybe the return of one of the major prophets of the Jewish people.  When Jesus asks who they – his closest ...

September 14, 2021News

Weekly Prayer: 9/14

God of compassion, You call me to love and serve the people around me. To live your kind of generosity, sacrifice, self-denial and compassion. That is a daunting task. I don’t always want to do it. People are sometimes just awful. And ...

September 12, 2021News

Mark 8:27-38

Jesus went on with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi; and on the way he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” 28And they answered him, “John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; and still others, one of ...

September 8, 2021News

be opened

The Gospels are filled with stories about Jesus healing people.  Healing is at the core of who Jesus is and the ways God impacts the world, then and today.  The stories of healing are all different because each person, each situation, ea...

September 7, 2021News

Tuesday, Sept 7 at 7 pm

Dare to Hope – Bible Exploration Tuesday, September 7 at 7 – 8 pm – Room 211 Pasquerilla Spiritual Center We will explore some daring stories from the Bible and unpack our own hopes for this year, our lives, and the wider world.  ...

September 7, 2021News

Weekly Prayer: 9/7

O God, Open my mind to see the people around me as you see them. Open my heart to realize how I can share the abundance of your gifts with those around me. Open my spirit to know that we all are your beloved children. As you were moved b...

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